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Elizabeth Taylor (Part 2): Listening Practice 5 (biography)

By | April 21, 2015

The following questions are based on the life story of Elizabeth Taylor, a famous Hollywood actress and one of the most beautiful women in the world. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Elizabeth Taylor (Part 2). 1. What was the major problem that Liz Taylor was faced with? A. financial problem… Read More »

Agatha Christie: Reading Practice 4 (biography)

By | April 18, 2015

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie was an English novelist, short story writer, and playwright. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections she wrote under her own name. She also wrote the world’s longest-running play, the Mousetrap. Born into a wealthy… Read More »

Remembering Whitney Houston (Part 2): Listening Practice 3 (biography)

By | January 27, 2015

The following questions are based on the life story of superstar Whitney Houston from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Whitney Houston part 2 1. Whitney Houston’s marriage to Bobby Brown had surprised a lot of people. Why? A. Her personality was pretty much the opposite of Bobby Brown’s B.… Read More »

The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Listening Practice 1 (biography)

By | December 16, 2014

The following questions are based on the short biography of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link: Abraham Lincoln 1. When was Abraham Lincoln born? A. 1890 B. 1809 C. 1880 D. 1889 E. 1898 2. Which of the followings best describes the family he came… Read More »